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A general view of the Arak heavy-water project, 190 km (120 miles) southwest of Tehran
Iranian authorities said over the weekend that they managed to thwart an attempted sabotage at the Islamic Republic's heavy water reactor in Arak.
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Iran 'thwarts sabotage at nuclear reactor'
A senior Iranian official says authorities detected a sabotage attempt at the country's only heavy water reactor but neutralised it before any damage was done.
6 hrs ago
Iran Says Sabotage Prevented at Nuclear Facility
Iranian authorities have prevented attempted sabotage at the country's heavy water nuclear reactor, a senior official said Saturday without giving specifics as to the nature of the attempted disruption or its suspected initiator.
9 hrs ago
Iran neutralizes sabotage at IR-40 nuclear site
By Fatih Karimov - Trend: Iran has neutralized the sabotage at its IR-40 nuclear site, the Mehr News Agency quoted Ali Asghar Zare'an, an official at the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, as saying on March 15. IR-40 is a 40 megawatt heavy water reactor which is being constructed in the Iranian city of Arak.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
National Review Online
Gregory S. Jones: Iran's Arak Reactor and the Plutonium Bomb
The talks will likely focus on Iran's centrifuge enrichment program and its ability to produce highly enriched uranium for nuclear weapons.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
The Baltimore Sun
Iran says nuclear talks with powers 'substantive and useful'
A senior Iranian official said on Friday that expert-level talks between Iran and six world powers on Tehran's nuclear program had been "substantive and useful".
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Iran: We Won't Dismantle
High-ranking Iranian officials have taken aim at President Obama in reaction to recent statements that American military action remains an option should Iran not compromise sufficiently in development of its nuclear program.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
'There is an important point often neglected of IAEA's professional role regarding Iran'
There is an important point that is often neglected in discussions over IAEA's professional role, teaching fellow of the Department of Politics and International Studies of SOAS , Dr. Shirin Shafaie told Trend.
Inter Press Service
OP-ED: Toward a Final-Phase Deal with Iran
The road ahead will be difficult. Many differences must be bridged, and hard-liners in Washington, Tehran, and Jerusalem will throw up obstacles along the way.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
The Daily Caller
Iranian president, regime officials threaten 'defensive' missile attacks against West
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani threatened on Sunday to use his country's missile system against the enemies of the Islamic Republic.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Iranian MP: Arak heavy water facility not to halt work
Secretary of the National Security and Foreign Policy Commission of the Iranian Parliament Mohammad Hassan Asafari said that work in Arak heavy water facility will not be stopped under any conditions.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Arak Heavy Water Reactor 85 percent completed, Iranian MP says
Iran's Arak Heavy Water Reactor is now 85 percent complete, Vice-Speaker of the Parliament Mohammad Hassan Aboutorabi Fard said, Iranian Donya-e-eqtesad newspaper reported on Feb. 27. The MP went on to say that in the past the western powers wanted Iran's nuclear sites to be closed.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Iran will not close any nuclear facilities: Leader's advisor
TEHRAN Ali Akbar Velayati, a senior advisor to Iran's Supreme Leader, said on Monday that Iran will not reduce the number of its centrifuge machines and will not shut down the Fordo uranium enrichment plant and the Arak heavy-water reactor as part a comprehensive nuclear deal with the major powers.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Israeli concern over Iran nuclear talks in Vienna
The Israeli government is concerned that the cordial but insubstantial tones of the nuclear talks taking place in Vienna this week are the start of prolonged negotiations which will allow Iran to increase its nuclear capabilities.
The Daily Star
Iran sticking to nuclear freeze: UN watchdog
VIENNA: Iran is sticking to a six-month nuclear freeze agreed under a November interim deal with world powers, the UN atomic agency said in new report Thursday, a month after the agreement came into force.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
The Daily Star
Revolutionary Guards warning as Iran nuclear talks press on
Heads of Delegation, German Foreign ministry political director Hans-Dieter Lucas, USA Under Secretary Wendy Sherman, French foreign ministry political director Jacques Audibert are pictured as they attend the EU 5+1 Talks with Iran at the UN headquaters in Vienna, Austria on February 18, 2014.
UPDATE 1-Iran, 6 world powers tackle agenda for final nuclear accord
Six world powers and Iran strived at a second day of talks in Vienna on Wednesday to map out a broad agenda for reaching a ambitious final settlement to the decade-old standoff over Tehran's nuclear programme.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
By Jeffrey GoldbergObama Weapons Expert: No Chance of Success With Iran
Until recently, Gary Samore was the Barack Obama administration's top expert on weapons of mass destruction and the go-to White House official on the complexities and challenges of the Iranian nuclear program.
Zarif, Ashton sit prior to nuclear talks
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has met with EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton ahead of a new round of talks between Iran and the Sextet of world powers, PressTV reported.
Nuclear talks with Iran headed for collision in Austria
Iranian and U.S. negotiators meet Tuesday for a new round of talks over a nuclear program that Iranian leaders are vowing to keep despite a threat from the U.S. Senate of harsh sanctions should the talks fail.